Faculty Research

Department of Economics

Walker, Douglas M., G. Wagner. “Did Video Gaming Expansion Boost Municipal Revenues in Illinois?” Southern Economic Journal, in press. DOI 10.1002/SOEJ.12537

Burnett, J. Wesley, and Hefner, Frank (2021). “Solar Energy Adoption: A Case Study of South Carolina,” The Electricity Journal, 34 (5).

Calcagno, Peter and Joshua C. Hall (2020). “Formal and informal constraints on state government and economic freedom,” Economics Bulletin, Vol. 40 No. 1: 67-74.

Calcagno, Peter T. and Maldonado,Beatriz, (2020). “Divided Government in Latin America,” Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 27 no. 12: 1010-1015.

Hackler, Lauren, Hefner, Frank, and Witte, Mark D. (2020). “The Effects of IMF Loan Condition Compliance on GDP Growth,” The American Economist, 65 (1) 88-96.

Madariaga, Jessica and A. Bekkerman (2020). "The Impact of Trade Openness on Relative Equipment
Prices: Lessons from Latin America." Economica, doi:10.1111/ecca.12332.

Maldonado, Beatriz (2020). “Do Foreign Aid Donors Reward Recipients for Gender Equality?” (with Daniel L. Hicks), Applied Economic Letters, Vol. 27(1), pp. 46-51.

D. Wyman, Mothorpe, Christopher, and B. McLeod (2020). "Airbnb and VRBO: The impact of short term tourist rentals on residential property pricing." Current Issues in Tourism. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2019.1711027.

Walker, Douglas M., M. Hilbrecht, D. Baxter, et al. (2020). "The Conceptual Framework of Harmful Gambling: A Revised Framework for Understanding Gambling Harm," Journal of Behavioral Addictions, 9(2): 190-205.

Blackwell, Calvin and Calcagno, Peter (2019). “Party-crashers or Wallflowers? The Lack of Strategic Voting in Experimental.” Applied Economics Letters 26(19), pp. 1641-1648. https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2019.1591585

Ahnen, David and Calcagno, Peter T. (2019). “Constitutions and Social Trust: An Analysis of the U.S. States” Journal of Private Enterprise Vol. 34 no. 3 Fall 2019:11-33.

Sobel, Russell S., Reagan N. Sobel, Walker, Douglas M., and Calcagno, Peter T. (2019). “How Effective Are Expert TV Hosts at Saving Failing Businesses?” Contemporary Economic Policy – Vol. 37 no 1 2019: 9-24. DOI 10.111/coep.12285

Benefield, Justin, Hefner, Frank, and Harris Hollans (2019). “Green Certifications in Residential Real Estate: Discounted Cost Savings or Name Recognition?” Journal of Real Estate Literature, 27 (1) 145-158.

Madariaga, Jessica, Maynard, Norman and U. Nair-Reichert (2019). "Investment Specific Productivity and the Role of Imported Equipment in Latin America." Applied Economic Letters, https://doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2019.1679341

Maldonado, Beatriz (2019). “Is There Adaptation to Predictable Climate Change Along the Temperature-Conflict Nexus?Evidence from the El Niño Southern Oscillation” (with Daniel L. Hicks), Applied Economic Letters, Vol. 26(11), pp. 893-897.

Witte, Mark and Hao-Chen Liu (November 2019). "Preferred Habitat, Window Dressing, or Both?  Evidence from Foreign Exchange Swaps in Taiwan”, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 22/3, pp 1-20.

Blackwell, Calvin, Daniela Goya-Tocchetto and Zachary Sturman (2018). “Nudges in the Restroom: How Hand-washing can be impacted by Environmental Cues.” Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy 2(2), pp. 41-47.

Blackwell, Calvin (2018). “Power Laws in Real Estate Prices? Some Evidence.” Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 69, pp. 90-98. DOI: 10.1016/j.qref.2018.03.014.

Calcagno, Peter T. and Hefner, Frank (2018). “Targeted Economic Incentives: An Analysis of State Fiscal Policy and Regulatory Conditions” Review of Regional Studies, Vol. 48 no. 1 2018: 71-91.

Escaleras, Monica and Calcagno, Peter T. (2018). “Does Fiscal Decentralization Affect Infrastructure Quality?: An Examination of U.S. States,” Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 36 no. 2 2018: 410-422.

Burnett, J. Wesley and Madariaga, Jessica F. (2018). “A Top-Down Economic Efficiency Analysis of U.S. Household Energy Consumption,” The Energy Journal, 39 1-30.

Maldonado, Beatriz (2018). “Identity, Patronage, and Redistribution: Economic Inequality in Bolivia under Evo Morales” (with Daniel L. Hicks, Brian Piper, and Alejandra Goytia Rios), Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy, Vol. 1(1), pp. 26-41.

Maynard, Norman (2018). “Housing Crisis Spillover Effects in Areas of High Concentration of Non-Primary Residences” (with Christopher Cain and Daniel Huerta). Journal of Housing Research 27 (2), pp. 159-182. https://aresjournals.org/doi/abs/10.5555/1052-7001.27.2.159

Burnett, J. Wesley and Mothorpe, Christopher A. (2018). “An Economic Assessment of the Southern Atlantic Coastal Region’s Stormwater Management Practices,” Water Economics and Policy, 4 1-38.

Mothorpe, Christopher (2018). "The impact of uncertainty on school quality capitalization using the border method." Regional Science and Urban Economics, 70: 127-141.

D. Wyman and Mothorpe, Christopher (2018). "The pricing of power lines: A geospatial approach to measuring residential property values." Journal of Real Estate Research, 40(1): 121-154.